Taiwan's change in leadership could result in frostier cross-straight relations.
The tech industry sub-sector that requires sensors, processors and radio equipment will cover 29 billion enabled objects by 2020 and be worth $1.9 trillion, market research firm Gartner forecasts.
'In the short term, share prices are going to be affected. If this situation at the legislature keeps going on goes on, share prices will be more heavily affected and foreign investors will start to waver.' -- Shih Hsiao-chi, economist, SinoPac Securities
Vident says building a proxy outside if the U.S. while employing risk weighting to build index is the way to go.